News Broadcasters Association

TRP scam: NBA demands suspension of Republic TV's ratings and IBF membership

The NBA said that it should be suspended till the case related to manipulation of ratings is pending in the court.

Jan 18, 2021, 21:49 PM IST

'Shocked' to see WhatsApp messages exchanged between BARC India's former CEO and Arnab Goswami; NBA demands BARC makes a clear statement

"These messages clearly establish collusion between the two in manipulating ratings to garner greater viewership numbers," said NBA. 

Jan 18, 2021, 17:23 PM IST

NBA asks Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray not to misuse state power, condemns Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami's arrest

NBA said, "Media is not above the law but due process must be followed."

Nov 04, 2020, 16:45 PM IST

NBA reprehends victimization of journalists, disapproves type of journalism practiced by Republic TV

"We condemn the reporting of baseless stories which subverts and interferes with the functioning of the law enforcement agencies," said NBA.

Oct 24, 2020, 20:58 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: How will news channels establish trust among public amid fake TRP race?

The temporary suspension of weekly ratings for up to 12 weeks is a blessing in disguise as the cut-throat competition among the news channels has brought a new low in journalism. 

Oct 16, 2020, 01:51 AM IST

NBA hails BARC decision, calls for 'complete overhaul' of viewership rating system

 The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) on Thursday (October 15) welcomed the decision of the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) to suspend the measurement of television viewership ratings of news channels for a period of twelve weeks. 

Oct 15, 2020, 19:47 PM IST

TRP scam: BARC suspends weekly ratings of news channels for 12 weeks; NBA calls for 'complete overhaul' of system

The BARC would review and augment the current standards of measurement to improve on "statistical robustness", and the exercise will result in a "pause" in the weekly ratings for up to 12 weeks, said an official statement. 

Oct 15, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

News Broadcasters Association condemns threat to TV channels for coverage of Tablighi Jamaat's link to COVID-19 spread

In recent times, several electronic media recently exposed the role of Tablighi Jamaat in the spread of Coronavirus, resulting in a nationwide spurt in number of positive cases and subsequent deaths. 

Apr 06, 2020, 14:35 PM IST

Journalists' bodies condemn Telangana CM's 'bury media' remarks

Two leading journalists' bodies on Thursday expressed shock and concern over Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's remarks threatening to "bury the media 10-km under the earth" if it "insults" his state.

Sep 11, 2014, 17:56 PM IST

NBA cautions Arvind Kejriwal

News Broadcasters Association (NBA) expressed shock over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal`s "unsubstantiated" charges against electronic media and warned him.

Mar 16, 2014, 22:54 PM IST

KVL Narayan Rao appointed NBA President for 2013-14

The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) on Friday appointed KVL Narayan Rao, Executive Vice Chairperson of NDTV group, as its President for the year 2013-14.

Sep 20, 2013, 17:51 PM IST

Cannot ban news as it is perishable, SC told

The court asked "can media analyse the evidence even before the court had done and prejudice the case of the accused facing trial".

Mar 28, 2012, 23:21 PM IST

NBA opposes Media Council, asks PM to restrain PCI chief

The NBA`s reaction comes close on the heels of Editors
Guild and Broadcast Editors` Association voicing similar views
against Katju.

Nov 03, 2011, 18:21 PM IST